American Conference Institute 8th National Forum on

ERISA Litigation

Expert strategies for leading in-house and outside counsel on litigating today's key issues involving benefit plans, plan investments, and fiduciaries

Monday, October 27 to Tuesday, October 28, 2014
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton New York City - Times Square, New York, NY

Coming off of the success of the Mid-Year Chicago Installment in April of 2014, and in response to new risks and exposures, ACI has developed its 8th installment of its acclaimed ERISA Litigation conference. This is the highest-level ERISA event that goes the extra mile and brings you advanced judicial insights and maximum networking opportunities with in-house industry experts.

In addition to unparalleled networking opportunities, ACI’s 8th ERISA Litigation will provide attendees with the latest information trends and expert advice from our exceptional faculty on:

  • Fifth Third v. Dudenhoeffer: The Impact of the Decision on the Future of Stock Drop Case and Litigation Regarding Plan Investments
  • ERISA Class Actions Post-Dukes and Comcast: Standing, Commonality, Releases and Arbitration Agreements, Monetary Classes, Issue Certification, Certification of “Class Of Plans”, Class Action Experts and Halliburton, and More
  • The Affordable Care Act, Health Care Reform and New Claims and Defenses in Workforce Realignment Litigation
  • 401(k) Fee Cases: Current Litigation Landscape and Recent Decisions, Evolving Defense Strategies, DOL Enforcement Initiatives, Impact of Tussey and Tibble, Excessive Fund Fees, and More
  • Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits: M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett and the Yard-Man Presumption
  • Multiemployer Pension Plan Withdrawal Liability
  • Independent Fiduciaries: Working with Them to Protect Participants and Reduce Risk
  • ESOP: New and Emerging Trends in Private Company ESOP Litigation, Lessons Learned from Recent Decisions in ESOP Cases, and the Latest on DOL Investigations and Enforcement Priorities
  • Benefit Claims Litigation: the Latest on ERISA-Specific Case Tracks Aimed at Discovery Disputes, Attorney Fees Post-Hardt, Limitation Periods in Plans, Addressing Requests for Evidence Outside of the Record in “Conflict” Situations, Judicial Review of Claims Decisions and the Battle Over Discretion, and More
  • Fiduciary Liability Insurance: Assessing Current Coverage and Future Needs & Strategic Litigation and Settlement Considerations
  • New Trends in Church Plan Litigation
  • New Trends in Top Hat Plans: The Latest Litigation Risks
  • Public Pension Developments and Trends
  • Ethical Issues That Arise in ERISA Litigation: The Fiduciary Exception to Attorney-Client Privilege, the Question of Who Really Is Your Client, and More

This event will fill up quickly, so register now by calling 1-888-224-2480, faxing your registration form to 1-877-927-1563, or registering online at